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Woman dies in accident on Highway 22

A traffic fatally that occurred last week was categorized as an unavoidable collision that was caused by an improper turn.

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Man calls police on brother; ends up under arrest, owing $10,000

A Jones County man who called law enforcement about a domestic dispute with his brother not only found himself under arrest but also owing an insurance company almost $10,000.

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Trial motions heard for pending death penalty case

Family members of murder victim Joseph Kitchens speak to prosecutors about the death penalty case against Terrence Burney following a July 17 hearing.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Noland named president of Macon Bar Association

The new president of the Macon Bar Association is a familiar sight in the Jones County Courthouse and Board of Commissioners meetings.

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Prosecutor moves to remove former ADAs from defending another client

It seemed like deja vu in Jones County Superior Court last week as a team of former prosecutors were once again being challenged on their attempt to represent criminal defendants.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Gray woman killed in two-vehicle crash in Jones County

A 72-year-old woman was killed just after 11 a.m. Monday as she tried to do a U-turn on Ga.

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Man dies in head-on collision on Highway 49

Highway 49 claimed another victim when a head-on collision took the life of a Macon man last week.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Early voting under way for runoff

Early voting for the July 22 primary runoff began June 30 and will continue until July 18. Jones County is averaging 25 voters a day for the runoff.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Man dies in head-on collision on Highway 49

Highway 49 claimed another victim when a head-on collision took the life of a Macon man last week.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Houston County, GA, Warner Robins, GA

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Visitors to county commission board meetings now screened

The Jones County Board of Commissioners meeting started on a positive note last week with the celebration of two county officials who recently received statewide recognition.

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Related Topix: Wilkinson County, GA, Gordon, GA

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Largest seizure ... in Jones County'

The type of meth known as ice is valued at $36,000 a kilo, which is the amount the Jones County Sheriff's Department seized in the June 6 traffic stop that led to the arrest of Marcos David Palacious.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Gwinnett County, GA, Lilburn, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Floods of '94 lead to infrastructure improvements

At the time of the floods of 1994, the Macon Water Authority was already looking to expand its Pierce Ave. facility a little upstream next to the Ocmulgee River.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Monroe, GA, Walton County, GA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Blessed is a seven-letter word

He doesn’t mind all the sevens. They have been tailing him his whole life, so he just stops and counts them.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Natural Disasters, Flood

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Water scarcity ‘not an issue’ in Bibb County thanks to new plant

Water plant operator Dale Morehead takes a sample of water before performing a turbidity test June 25 at the Frank Amerson Water Treatment Facility.

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Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Macon, GA, Natural Disasters, Flood, Monroe County, GA

The Macon Telegraph

AC Pup’s Pound Pals looking forward to freedom

Happy Independence Day weekend! I hope you all heeded my suggestions about keeping your furbabies safe and inside if possible during the holiday fireworks.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, Monroe County, GA, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, Monroe, GA, Walton County, GA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Man sentenced for DUI, fleeing - " on an ATV

A Jones County probationer will be spending 60 days in the Jones County Law Enforcement Center after being found in possession of a stolen four-wheeler and driving under the influence.

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PLAN people looking ahead now

DDA Chairman Sherri Rollins presents Gray's master plan at Friday's PLAN annual meeting, held at Central Georgia Technical College's Milledgeville campus.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Georgia law doesn’t allow powerful fireworks

Donna Gray’s husband worked for two decades as a naval explosive ordnance disposal technician, but Wednesday the most powerful fireworks she could buy shoots only six feet in the air.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia, Asia, Gray, GA, Twiggs County, GA, Bibb County, GA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Students fare well on tests

Jones County's Board of Education members received good news at last week's board meeting about student test scores.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

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PLAN sets mini-retreat next Friday in Milledgeville

Jones County People Looking Ahead Now members will gather next week to continue their tradition of working together for the betterment of Gray and Jones County.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

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